The ESPKU Conference was held in November in Dublin. Some impressions, videos and other information on the conference are available on their website http://www.espku.org/conferences/e-s-pku-conference-2016/.
Members of the multidisciplinary team from the NCIMD attended the European PKU Symposium in Amsterdam. A feedback session was held for all staff earlier this month to update them on the highlights from the conference. The ESPKU was hosted in Dublin with support from the PKU society of Ireland, from the 4th to the 6th […]
We are eagerly awaiting the publication of the new European PKU Guidelines which are due for release next year. We will be reviewing these guidelines as a team and how they can be implemented in Ireland. We will keep you updated on any further developments in relation to this.
Our metabolic dietetic manager, Anne Clark, has published an interesting article on the dietary management of PKU. Please follow this link PKU
A drop in session was held in Temple Street for all staff on updates from the metabolic service. These included: the PKU texting system for results, research posters, a year of the website and condition specific story books for children.
The European PKU Symposium will be taking place in Amsterdam in October 2016. A number of healthcare professionals will attend and present.
The SSIEM symposium is taking place in Rome in September 2016. A number of healthcare professionals from NCIMD will be attending and presenting.
Dr. Noelle Enright received an award for her presentation relating to Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation.
A number of projects were presented at the Research, Audit and Quality Improvement Day on Friday, 17th June. Topics included ERT, Maternal PKU, Galactosaemia and Kuvan trial.
The 3rd Panceltic Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition meeting took place on April 15th in Dublin. Dr. Ellen Crushell presented on metabolic liver disease.